Anita Walters

January 28, 1947 – May 12, 2023

Funeral services for Mrs. Anita Walters will be Monday, May 15 in the Chapel of Oliver Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m., with Rev. Howard Beam officiating the services. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 12:00 p.m. until service time.

Mrs. Walters was a native of Winona, owner of A&T Discount Tobacco for 25 years and a member of North Winona Baptist Church.

Mrs. Walters loved her grandchildren and family. All who knew her, knew she generously and unselfishly gave much above her means, to help all in need.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Sam Garrard and Myrtis Mims Garrard; daughter, Rhonda Allen Hunt; two brothers, Sam Gerald Garrard and Eugene Garrard; and two great-granddaughter’s, Alexia Lanee’ Sistrunk and Mary Blair Sparks.

Mrs. Walters is survived by her daughter, Karen Allen Sistrunk (Gary) of Sebastopol; son, Charles Ray Allen II (Tammy) of Olive Branch; eleven grandchildren, Jason Sistrunk (Wendy), Brandon Sistrunk (Lacie), Tyler Sistrunk, Cassidy Foley (Destiny), Ashley Hunt Eldridge (Clay), Michael Hunt (Emily), Nikki Hunt Britt (Craig), Delana Alen Sparks (Lee), Andrew Allen, Cassidy Allen, and Lauren Allen; eleven great-grandchildren, Milly, Jase, Sawyer, Brody, Fisher, Sophie, Sadie, AnaBella, Re’aLeigh, Waylon, and Jayden; sister, Patricia Garrard Howard of Weir; and brother, Gary Garrard of Pea Ridge, AR.

Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Jason Sistrunk, Michael Hunt, Brandon Sistrunk, Tyler Sistrunk, Andrew Allen, and Cassidy Foley. Honorary pallbearers will be Clay Eldridge, Craig Britt, Lee Sparks, Christian Nagata, and Jakevon Deal.

Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Winona.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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